Location: Chantilly, VA, United States
Date Posted: 12-11-2017
GovHire is currently seeking recruiting and staffing professionals to support our client in Northern Virginia. The Recruiter role requires full life cycle recruiting with an emphasis on sourcing OPM and Government Agency Background Investigators, Armed Security Guards, and other Security and Investigative related disciplines. A successful candidate must be an independent self-starter with a desire to deliver exceptional customer service. The recruiting and staffing professionals serve as a member of a dynamic talent acquisition team.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Recruit for personnel on assigned contracts, to include sourcing, pre-screening, scheduling, interviewing, assessment, and extending contracts and/or offers.
  • Draft effective and lawful advertising copy
  • Attend job fairs and sourcing events, including some out-of-town events Prepare and send offer packets to candidates.
  • Coordinate with collateral departments to ensure timely recruiting process.
  • Monitor applicant thorough process until completion of all contingencies.
  • Track recruitment steps in compliance with all legal requirements.
  • Track and analyze hiring data against metrics.
  • Conduct new hire orientations

  • Associate degree or equivalent combination of education and customer service related experience equaling 2 years.
  • 1 year of recruiting experience recruiting cleared candidates in a fast-paced, high volume environment.
  • High-level oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate in person or telephonically. Experience interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Intermediate language skills, including the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Intermediate writing skills.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking systems and contact management software.
  • Must be able to pass an employment background investigation including a credit check and drug testing.

Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Prior or current experience with an active duty or reserve component of the U.S. military is highly desired.
  • Bachelor degree in business or a related field.
  • 2 or more years of experience in recruiting cleared personnel, armed security, and/or background investigative personnel.
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and ideally experience with SAP SuccessFactors or ADP.
  • Current Secret or Top Secret security clearance granted by a government agency.

***This is a contract role that has the opportunity to transition to a permanent position onsite in Chantilly or Reston VA. 

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